Crop insurance report criticizes federal incentives

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An environmental group has released the data which has indicated FCIP’s structure is flawed. A report has just been released by the National Resources Defense Council, which has criticized the very structure of the Federal Crop Insurance Program (FCIP), despite the fact that the payments that the program has been making are vital to the financial survival of farmers across the country. Last year’s drought brought about payments that reached record heights, breaking the $17.3 billion mark. The National Resources Defense Council report contained the results of a study. It…

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